How a Phospholipid Bilayer Is Both Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic


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What language does the word 'hydro' come from?

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1. Which part of a phospholipid is hydrophobic?

2. How is the phospholipid bilayer oriented?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to test your knowledge of the hydrophobic and hydrophilic aspects of cells. These assets will test your knowledge of cell structure as well as the importance of cells in the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through these questions, you will review:

  • Which types of cells have membranes
  • Which parts of a cell are hydrophobic
  • The orientation of cell bilayers
  • Identifying true and false statements about phosphate groups
  • The fundamental unit of life

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hydrophobic and hydrophilic phospholipid bilayers lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding phosphate groups and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding hydrophobic parts of a phospholipid

Additional Learning

For more details, refer to the lesson entitled How a Phospholipid Bilayer is Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic. This lesson can also be used to assist you in:

  • Defining key terms, such as hydrophobic, hydrophilic, and phospholipid
  • Identifying parts of the cell and their importance
  • Explaining the organization of a cell and how hydrophobic and hydrophilic layers play an important role